Call for authors and creators to register for lending rights

The Department of Arts and Communication are calling for authors and creators who have released a book in the last five years to use the online portal to register to receive lending rights. 

The Department’s media release explains: ‘‘The public and educational lending right schemes compensate Australian creators and publishers for lost income through the free use of books in Australian public and educational lending libraries." Claims for payment for need to be lodged by 31 March 2018.

Further details on the program, eligibility and how to lodge claims are available at: 

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